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CFO / VP Finance – Crypto / Blockchain / Payments

Introduction:

 

Our client is a market leading, international and rapidly expanding crypto currency and payments exchange.

 

For their EMEA business we are seeking a dynamic CFO / VP Finance to be based in their Luxembourg HQ.

 

Job Description:

 

Ensure optimum management of our client EMEA finances, administration, risk control and compliance and support growth of the business.

Specific Tasks

 

  • Manage our client’s EMEA financial planning, budgeting, risk assessment, fiscal activity, investing and capital fundraising strategies, to ensure due financial control and sustainability and maximize the seizure of profitable business opportunities where possible.
  • Coordinate the deployment of all our client’s EMEA General Administration, Accounting strategies and policies, to ensure an optimal regulation of all related processes.
  • Supervise and coordinate all managers and KPIs within the Accounting, General Administration and and other relevant teams, to ensure an effective development and completion of all division duties.
  • Supervise Risk & Compliance and Internal Audit as Authorized Management in combination with Chief Compliance Officer and to be responsible for compliant operation of the business including but not limited to AML/CFT operation.
  • Draft and review financial reports and statements of our client where necessary, to ensure the provision of required information to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Liaise where necessary with external stakeholders such as service providers, vendors, regulatory entities, auditors and governmental authorities, to ensure due procedure and conformity in all company administration and finance matters.
  • Represent the EMEA business in internal and external meetings, to provide official information on all related matters to all related stakeholders.
  • Strategize group treasury and cash management together with group CFO and other oversea offices to ensure optimum cash management and regulatory compliance of the group.
  • Coordinate with overseas offices in all finance related matters at global scale, with the purpose of ensuring transparency and alignment in all related aspects.
  • Identify potential improvements to the overall EMEA operations, to promote optimum efficiency, modernization of procedures and maximal financial profitability.
  • Provide support and advice to all company members in finance related matters, ensuring all related business demands are covered when necessary.
  • Participate in internal and global projects as necessary, to ensure optimal customer experience for all our client’s EMEA customers.

 

Candidate Profile:

 

  • Past exposure, experience, or significant interest in Crypto or Blockchain highly desirable
  • Proven Master’s degree in Finance/Business Administration/Economics
  • Proven knowledge of risk management, financial controlling, and financial data analysis
  • 8 years of proven experience in Accounting/Finance or Business Administration, preferably in the fields of technology/finance/online payments
  • Previous exposure to start-up environments preferred
  • English proficiency required
  • French/German/Japanese proficiency desirable

Senior Backend Engineer – Crypto / Blockchain

Our client is an established and rapidly expanding global cryptocurrency & payments platform. Their mission is to move the world to digital currencies. They are growing their team and looking for an experienced head of backend engineering and 2-3 senior backend engineers. The roles require a high level of initiative and expertise in technical infrastructure, software development, security and finance.

 

We are looking for individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit and excellent communication skills combined with a high level of technical engineering expertise. Ideally you have experience of 

 

The roles can be remote, semi-remote or based in their London office.

 

Role and Responsibilities

  • Liaise with all teams within the business to ensure technical needs are met and planned for
  • Architect and implement new features as required by internal and external API consumers
  • Maintain and improve performance of existing backend code bases
  • Maintain and improve policies relating to backend code quality and security
  • Manage and assist teams requiring devops support

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience of working in a Crypto / Blockchain environment
  • Infrastructure tools experience preferred:

Kubernetes, AWS EC2/VPC/ELB, General Networking

  • Programming languages:

Java, Groovy, JavaScript

  • Frameworks:

Spring, Spring Boot, Grails, JAX-RS / REST, OpenAPI

  • Databases:

MySQL compatible, Athena

  • A higher qualification or equivalent professional qualifications relating to computer science (preferred but not required)
  • Minimum 5 years previous experience in a business environment
  • Finance industry experience
  • Extremely detail oriented and organized
  • Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

 

CEO / Founders Associate – FinTech / Consumer Finance

Job description

Why this is a great job:

Because this is not a job. We are looking for a business and sparring partner that can help grow our clients business from a Series B stage company to a global banking giant – the first of its kind, focused solely on Emerging Markets. You will be working with a driven A Player team that sees their business as their once in a lifetime opportunity to build an unicorn.

 

THE TEAM

You will be a part of a small elite team within the CEOs Office. Your missions will evolve around the highest priority items in the company and you will be tasked to inform high stake decisions, execute highly complex projects. Previous examples include Identifying new business opportunities, developing products, leading teams.

 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Lead high priority projects to ensure the achievement of objectives and key results
  • Enjoy great autonomy allowing you to identify problems, carry out analysis, design solutions and execute them
  • Design and build leading processes and products
  • Work on multiple projects in parallel that will require you to be adaptable across multiple functions
  • Some previous projects have involved identifying new business opportunities, leading product teams, and hiring talented peopl

 

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • 5+ years of work experience in a fast-paced FinTech environment (start-up / strategy consulting / investment banking)
  • Previous entrepreneurial experiences are a strong plus
  • High willingness to travel and get stuff done
  • You have a track record of being a top performer in several different areas
  • You can break complex problems into smaller ones and enjoy working with data to facilitate your work
  • You are curious in nature and passionate about making an impact
  • You can demonstrate this through various projects you have been involved in
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skillsIdeally, you hold a STEM or another highly quantitative degree from a globally recognised university

 

General Counsel, EMEA – FinTech / eCommerce Financial Services

General Counsel, EMEA – FinTech / eCommerce Financial Services

 

Location: London, Luxembourg or Amsterdam

 

Introduction:

 

Our client is an innovative FinTech company – part of a global company providing financial services for eCommerce.

 

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Corporate Legal Counsel to become the General Counsel EMEA for the New FinTech operation and Associate General Counsel for the entire Group.

 

Candidate Profile:

 

10 Years experience as a corporate legal counsel

Experience of working in eCommerce / online payments / FinTech

Entrepreneurial spirit

Very business driven

Excellent communication and negotiation skills

Career driven

 

If you are interested to find out more, please apply with an English version of your CV

Managing Director – New FinTech / eCommerce Financial Services

Managing Director – New FinTech / eCommerce Financial Services

 

Location: Amsterdam

 

Introduction:

 

Our client is an innovative FinTech company – part of a global company providing financial services for eCommerce.

 

Job Description:

  • Responsible for go-to-market strategy, expansion plans, tracking and directing operational activities (OKR’); P&L responsibility in the region including subsidiaries based in France, Italy, Spain, Poland and Belgium
  • Implement and manage Risk programs and scalable framework to include: “Know your customer” (KYC), Credit Decisioning, Regulatory change monitoring and ongoing operational risk assessments at a regional and country level
  • Collaborate with Legal to maintain an inventory of legal obligations and statutory requirements
  • Provide direct oversight of subsidiaries and partner relationships in multiple jurisdictions across Europe in providing for facilitating Fiscal Representation or Tax Advisory services
  • Design and execute on reporting to measure success and performance against compliance initiatives including KYC, AML, Fraud detection, etc
  • Partner closely with LOB business executives (EMEA MD, Business Development/Sales, Global Returns Service, Product Management, Engineering and Operations) in enabling growth/sales, creating technology enabled solutions for efficiency and improved customer experience, and ensuring overall compliance
  • Drive the future road-map of software (SAAS) and services (BPO or managed services) relating to Fiscal Representation and Tax Advisory for the region
  • Develop a strong understanding of Avalara technologies, and internal systems, and take a tech first approach (automation) to solving internal operation’s needs
  • Team Building/Coaching: Recruit and develop best-in-class team members to nurture and retain the company’s future leaders. Create collaborative and focused teams, and mentor team members to boost engagement as well as personal and career development.

 

Qualifications:

  • A proven track record of working in Fintech business (Payment processing, Money Movement, online banking, etc.) in a leadership role
  • Lead and execute on business objectives, rather than follow the competition
  • Subject matter expert with a strong background in market definition with deep expertise across strategy, product, pricing, marketing and technology
  • Strong commercial acumen maintaining a keen focus on revenues, growth and profitability, combining strategic and analytical capabilities with a results-focused approach
  • Demonstrated success building a risk-based business (both strategy and execution)
  • Experience with building, developing and growing channel life cycles
  • Strong executive presence and relationship management skills
  • Creates a sense of purpose for the future; vividly describes their vision and provides direction for how to get there
  • Drive clarity and inspiration in direction and goals
  • Foster a learning culture; motivates others to challenge themselves and take ownership; provides safety for trial and error
  • Technical and Financial Savvy
  • Experience with analytics, data, databases, predictive modeling, or business intelligence preferred
  • Business degree, with professional qualifications preferred (Chartered Accountant, Tax Advisory)

 

FinTec Systems Accountant – Product Expert, Amsterdam

FinTech Systems Accountant – Product Expert, Amsterdam

 

Our client is one the fastest growing and multi-award winning international FinTech companies and a true market leader in their field!

 

As an accounting product expert you will get to know the software platform inside out. You are the link between the business requirements (our clients), the solution (our application) and the product development team.

 

It is your responsibility to analyze and specify the requirements of the business in general as well as client questions, and communicate them as useable information and solutions to your co-workers. You manage feature requests. You will collect, analyze, choose and decide if a new functionality will be developed and make sure the result meets the eye.

 

Your responsibilities

 

  • Using knowledge of the DK market to understand our customers needs, interpreting feedback to build and improve our out-the-box package including: working papers, reports, text documents.
  • Ensuring consistency across the UI in each of the DK templates and that template development principles are adhered to.
  • Doing research/analysis for, and creating specification of new modules for the DK software
  • Determining integrations useful for the DK market
  • Determining and maintaining strategic partners for the DK market from accounting knowledge providers
  • Working closely with Product Development team and Project Managers to ensure appropriate prioritisation of work each sprint.
  • Analyze and specify the requirements of the business in general as well as client questions
  • Communicate requirements as useable information and solutions to co-workers (PM’s, Product owners, product developers, etc)
  • Manage feature requests
  • Collect, analyze, choose and decide if a new functionality will be developed and make sure the result meets the eye.
  • Accepting new template features and updates.
  • Coordinating different tests and reviews guaranteeing the quality of new releases.
  • Work closely together with Project Managers, Product owners, (Product) Developers, Clients, Third party developers.
  • Take ownership of the application and its progress and you are the go-to person for its content.

In a nutshell: you take ownership of the application and its progress and you are the go-to person for its content.

 

Are you our next Product Expert?

 

  • You have a background in accountancy with at least 5 years of experience on your track record and you want to use your knowledge and skills to enhance our Silverfin platform.
  • For this role a fluent knowledge of Dutch is required, our corporate language is English. 
  • You have a big interest in Tech.
  • As you are the link between different internal teams and stakeholders, you need to be a good communicator and be able to work with different kinds of people
  • Ability to take ownership is key as you become end responsible for the DK template set.
  • A strong analytical mindset and a great customer focus.
  • A driven mindset to get to know every detail of our software is a must.

What’s in it for you? 

 

In return for your dedication, we offer you a job that scores more than triple A!

  • A fast-paced, no-nonsense FinTech scale-up in an international scene.
  • An open culture.
  • A thriving work environment with lots of enthusiastic people joining forces cross-borders.
  • A competitive salary and secondary benefits.
  • A growing team in a growing company.

CEO, Head of e-Commerce, Fintech

Position: CEO, Head of e-Commerce, Fintech

  • e-Commerce Head of Sales and Business Development
  • Online Payments, Fintech, Webshop, Online Retailers
  • Fast Growing Pan- Euro Fintech / Payments Company

Introduction:

  • We are recruiting for a Sales and Business Development focused e-Commerce CEO
  • Our client is a fast growing and established Fintech company
  • This is a newly created role to Head up their e-Commerce operation, drive sales and business development and open new markets in new countries

Candidate Profile:

  • Very experienced e-Commerce professional
  • Fintech experience desired. Web-based / online experience essential
  • Ideally experience as a CEO
  • Strong Sales and Business development background
  • For more information, please apply with a copy of your CV

CEO, Head of Consumer Finance

Position: CEO, Head of Consumer Finance

  • Consumer Finance Head of Sales and Business Development
  • Online Payments, Fintech, Webshop
  • Fast Growing Pan- Euro Fintech / Payments Company

Introduction:

  • We are recruiting for a Sales and Business Development focused Consumer Finance CEO
  • Our client is a fast growing and established Fintech company
  • This is a newly created role to Head up their Consumer Finance operation, drive sale and business development and open new markets

Candidate Profile:

  • Very experienced Consumer Finance professional
  • Fintech experience desired. Web-based / online experience essential
  • Ideally experience as a CEO
  • Strong Sales and Business development background
  • For more information, please apply with a copy of your CV

Country Head – Fintech Consumer Finance Business

Introduction:

Our client is an established, leading and fast growing Pan-EU Fintech / Consumer Finance Group.

On their behalf we are recruiting for a new Country Head for their fast growing Fintech Consumer Finance Business.

Position:

– act as country head of Finland running the major source of revenue

– responsible for local sales and product reporting to group CSO and CEO- focus on identifying new brands and products- manages day to day operations

This is a high profile and senior position within the Group and offer excellent long term career opportunities.

Your Profile:

Senior Manager with experience of operations, Sales and Marketing

Extensive Copnsumer Finance banking and / or Fintech experience

Highly motivated

Business Development New Markets Manager – Business Lending / Global Fintech

Business Development New Markets Manager – Business Lending / Global Fintech

Introduction:

We are looking for an experienced Business Development Manager with Business Lending experience.You will be responsible for opening new markets for our client’s business lending operations.We are looking for highly dynamic, driven and ambitious individuals to join this fast growing forward thinking innovative company.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the new market expansion efforts of across multiple countries in the Europe and APAC regions
  • Conduct market research studies to determine the potential of new markets
  • Work with the legal department to assess the legal and regulatory environment of target countries
  • Identify local credit data providers and work with the Risk team to select the best mix of data to use for underwriting decisions
  • Convert local business needs into clear, executable IT requirements
  • Negotiate deals with local service providers
  • Drive new country launches forward on schedule while creatively overcoming the obstacles that inevitably come up
  • Identify local partnerships possibilities and help execute plans to develop those partnerships

Expected skills and Experience:Degree in Business Administration/Financial Management/Economics/Marketing

  • 4+ years of working experience in business lending area
  • Experience and proven track record on opening new countries/markets for business.
  • Strong understanding of business processes and how these intertwine with IT
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and entrepreneur mindset
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed, motivated and take initiative
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills – Complex problem-solving skills
  • Strong personality with the ability to handle stress and various tasks at the same time
  • Good written, oral and reading communication skills with English – company’s working language is English
  • Ability to travel regularly

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in fintech or financial services
  • Experience creating IT requirements for business processes
  • Business analyst background is a plus
  • International cross-border business experience
  • Project management experience